Adit Ginde, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He also has a secondary appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health. Dr. Ginde completed medical school at Washington University in St. Louis, emergency medicine residency training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and a research fellowship, including a Master of Public Health degree, from Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Ginde now actively practices and teaches emergency medicine at University of Colorado Hospital, while a majority of his time is spent on research as a clinical epidemiologist with expertise in infection and sepsis in older adults.
Dr. Ginde’s primary research focuses on understanding the role of vitamin D in immune responses to infection, sepsis and vaccines, especially in high-risk patient populations such as older adults and those with obstructive lung diseases. Dr. Ginde’s health policy research focuses on access to care for underserved populations and the interface between primary and emergency care. His expertise includes healthcare utilization by Medicaid and uninsured populations, including barriers to timely outpatient care.
Dr. Ginde has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles in a variety of leading emergency and general medical journals and has received consistent extramural grant funding as Principal Investigator to support his work, totaling over $2 million. Sponsor for his grant awards include the NIH, Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, American Geriatrics Society, Hartford Foundation, and Emergency Medicine Foundation. His recent work has been featured on National Public Radio, CNN, and numerous nationally recognized newspapers and magazines.